On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 2020

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Single

Cardi B releases single "WAP", featuring Megan Thee Stallion, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100

Rapper Cardi B
Rapper
Cardi B
Rapper and Singer-Songwriter Megan Thee Stallion
Rapper and Singer-Songwriter
Megan Thee Stallion

Famous Deaths

  • Constance Weldon, American symphonic tuba player (Boston Pops; Concertgebouw) and educator, dies at 88
  • Gennadi Touretski, Russian swimming coach (Soviet Union, Australia national teams; Alexander Popov, Michael Klim, Ian Thorpe), dies at 71
  • Lê Khả Phiêu, Vietnamese leader, General Secretary (1997-2001), dies at 88 [1]
  • Mark Wirtz, French pop music record producer, and composer ("Excerpt From A Teenage Opera"), dies from Pick's disease at 76
  • Tony Charmoli, American dancer, choreographer, and director (Dinah Shore, Danny Kaye), dies at 99
2020 Highlights

About August 7, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo